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Docket for 06-8273
No. 06-8273
Title:
Stephen Danforth, Petitioner
v.
Minnesota
Docketed:December 12, 2006
Lower Ct:Supreme Court of Minnesota
  Case Nos.:(A04-1993)
  Decision Date:October 10, 2006
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dec 6 2006 Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due January 11, 2007)
Dec 19 2006 Waiver of right of respondent Minnesota to respond filed.
Jan 4 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 19, 2007.
Jan 10 2007 Response Requested . (Due February 9, 2007)
Feb 12 2007 Brief of respondent Minnesota in opposition filed.
Feb 14 2007 Reply of petitioner Stephen Danforth filed.
Mar 1 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 16, 2007.
Mar 20 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 23, 2007.
Mar 20 2007 Further Response Requested directed specifically to the following question: Are state supreme courts required to use the standard announced in Teague v. Lane, 489 U. S. 288 (1989), to determine whether United States Supreme Court decisions apply retroactively to state-court criminal cases, or may a state court apply state-law or state-constitution-based retroactivity tests that afford application of Supreme Court decisions to a broader class of criminal defendants than the class defined by Teague? (Due April 19, 2007)
Apr 18 2007 Supplemental response of respondent Minnesota filed.
Apr 26 2007 Supplemental reply of petitioner Stephen Danforth filed.
May 2 2007 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 17, 2007.
May 21 2007 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Jun 6 2007 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received)
Jun 21 2007 The time within which to file petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 19, 2007.
Jul 17 2007 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed.
Jul 19 2007 Brief of petitioner Stephen Danforth filed.
Jul 19 2007 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
Jul 19 2007 Brief amici curiae of Kansas, et al. in support of neither party filed.
Aug 23 2007 Brief of respondent Minnesota filed.
Aug 23 2007 Brief amici curiae of Alaska, et al. filed.
Aug 25 2007 CIRCULATED.
Aug 30 2007 SET FOR ARGUMENT Wednesday, October 31, 2007.
Sep 5 2007 Motion of Kansas, et al. for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument filed.
Sep 11 2007 Petitioner's opposition to motion of Kansas, et al. filed.
Sep 25 2007 Motion of Kansas, et al. for leave to participate in oral argument as amici curiae and for divided argument DENIED.
Sep 25 2007 Record received from the Supreme Court of Minnesota. (1 envelope)
Sep 27 2007 Reply of petitioner Stephen Danforth filed. (Distributed)
Oct 18 2007 Record received from District Court of Minnesota, Fourth Judicial District (Hennepin County), (1 box).
Oct 31 2007 Argued. For petitioner: Benjamin J. Butler, Assistant Minnesota State Public Defender, Minneapolis, Minn. For respondent: Patrick C. Diamon, Deputy County Attorney, Minneapolis, Minn.
Feb 20 2008 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Stevens, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Scalia, Souter, Thomas, Ginsubrg, Breyer, and Alito, JJ., joined. Roberts, C. J., filed a dissenting opinion in which Kennedy, J., joined.
Mar 24 2008 MANDATE ISSUED.
Apr 3 2008 Record returned to the Supreme Court of Minnesota.
Apr 3 2008 Record returned to the District Court, 4th Judicial District of Minnesota.
Apr 8 2008 Acknowledgement of receipt (03/28/08) of judgment from Clerk, Supreme Court of Minnesota received.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Benjamin J. Butler Assistant State Public Defender(651) 201-6700
    Counsel of Record 540 Fairview Avenue North
Suite 300
St. Paul, MN  55104
ben.butler@pubdef.state.mn.us
Party name: Stephen Danforth
Attorneys for Respondent:
Patrick C. Diamond Hennepin County Attorney's Office(612) 348-8406
    Counsel of RecordA-2000 Government Center
300 South Sixth St.
Minneapolis, MN  55487
pat.diamond@co.hennepin.mn.us
Party name: Minnesota
 
Jean Burdorf Assistant Hennepin County Attorney(612) 348-2824
Hennepin County Attorney's Office, C-2000
Government Center, 300 S. Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN  55487
jean.burdof@co.hennepin.mn.us
Party name: Minnesota
 
Michael K. Walz Assistant County Attorney(612) 348-3115
Ofc. of the Hennepin County Attorney
C-2000 Goverment Center, 300 S. 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55487
Party name: Minnesota
Other:
Jeffrey A. Lamken MoloLamken LLP(202) 556-2000
The Watergate, Suite 660
600 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20037
jlamken@mololamken.com
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
 
Stephen R. McAllister Solicitor General(785) 296-2215
Office of Attorney General
120 S.W. 10th Street, 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS  66612
stevermac@fastmail.fm
Party name: Kansas, et al.
 
Timothy W. Terrell Assistant Attorney General(907) 269-6383
State of Alaska. Dept. of Law
310 K. Street, Suite 308
Anchorage, AK  99501
Party name: Alaska, et al.
 
Larry Yackle 765 Commonwealth Avenue(617) 353-2826
Boston, MA  02215
yackle@bu.edu
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.
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